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Faces uncovered at fundraiser

By Colin MacGillivray THE fundraising efforts of Wallan Secondary College year 11 student James Mileski and four teachers have resulted in nearly $3000 being donated towards men’s health causes. James, who has been elected a college...

New court for Willowmavin school

By Jackson Russell Willowmavin Primary School will be able to completely revamp its outdoor basketball court area after receiving almost $200,000 in funding from the State Budget. Currently, the school’s covered basketball court consists of a...

Fire destroys school

By Jackson Russell THE Puckapunyal community is devastated after much of its primary school was destroyed by fire on Sunday afternoon. Country Fire Authority crews were dispatched following a call to triple zero about 1.15pm. Incident controller...

Upgrades to schools

By Colin MacGillivray SEVEN schools across the City of Whittlesea have received a combined $846,561 in State Government funding to complete a range of upgrades and extensions. The money was allocated as part of the government’s...

Educator comes full circle at Whittlesea Children’s Centre

INSPIRED by her own early learning experiences, Teagan Brady has returned to her childhood kindergarten to educate the next generation of children in the Whittlesea township. Since opening its doors in December 1992, TRY Whittlesea...

School building projects to progress

SCHOOLS across the Macedon Ranges will receive a funding boost to deliver small but important upgrades. Nine schools in the Macedon electorate will receive varying amounts of funding through the State Government’s $70 million Minor...

Tooborac school receives maths grant

TOOBORAC Primary School has received a $20,000 grant from education technology company Vivi to support the implementation of a new maths program aiming to increase students’ engagement and enjoyment. The Top Ten Maths program was...

Hazel Glen College teacher wins state award

A DOREEN school teacher has been honoured as one of the state’s top educators at this year’s Victorian Education Excellence Awards. Hazel Glen College’s Mitch Crowley was named winner of the Excellence in Physical Education...

Students celebrate 100th day of school

PREP students at St Mary’s Primary School Lancefield finally celebrated 100 days at school on Friday. While the day is normally celebrated in July, the COVID-19 pandemic and associated lockdown prevented the children from coming...

$6.7 million upgrade for Wallan school

By Jackson Russell Wallan Primary School will receive $6.738 million to upgrade its gym, as part of the State Budget. The upgrade will bring the gym to competition grade and repair a facility that is unusable,...